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Bartholomew Sheehan

Bartholomew Sheehan

Sidley Austin LLP

New York, NY, USA

BARTHOLOMEW A. SHEEHAN, III, a partner in the New York office of Sidley Austin LLP, focuses on the representation of underwriters and issuers of publicly and privately offered debt and equity securities, with an emphasis on companies in the real estate and energy industries, particularly real estate investment trusts ("REITs"). In addition to securities offerings, his practice includes consultation with clients regarding corporate governance matters and public company reporting obligations. Mr. Sheehan is also active in representing pooled investment entities, such as hedge funds and private equity partnerships and their managers.

Mr. Sheehan has served as underwriters' counsel on numerous REIT financings, including financings for Colonial Properties Trust, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Government Properties Income Trust, Hospitality Properties Trust, HRPT Properties Trust, Kimco Realty Corporation, LaSalle Hotel Properties, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, RLJ Lodging Trust, Select Income REIT and Weingarten Realty Investors. In the energy area, Mr. Sheehan has represented underwriters in connection with numerous financings for Duke Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries.

Mr. Sheehan is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets – REITS and by Legal 500 USA in Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, Debt Offerings and in Real Estate Investment Trusts.


  • Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
  • Securities


  • REITs
  • SEC Disclosure
  • Fund of Funds


  • Investment Funds Industry
  • Financial Services Industry


  • New York, 1996


  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 1995)
  • Georgetown University (B.A., 1991, summa cum laude)
Bartholomew Sheehan is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Real Estate Investment Trusts - Understanding Financial Products 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Real Estate Investment Trusts; and Appendix 14A - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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